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A similar bill was introduced in Georgia during the 2015-2016 regular session and overwhelmingly passed the State Senate in a 37-3 vote. However, the bill apparently stalled in the Georgia Houses of Representatives and was never signed into law by the go
Oct 19, 2017 WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:13
Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger.
Oct 19, 2017 WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has 10 days to sign the bill into law. The law would go into effect immediately upon his signing. Council chairman Ron Menor says council members passed the bill because they recognized the harmful effects of cigarettes.
Oct 11, 2017 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:20
Maui County Council committee members want to protect minors from secondhand smoke but have questions regarding enforcement and privacy issues surrounding a bill to ban smoking in cars when minors are present.
Sep 19, 2017 Maui News
added Sep 20, 2017 03:43
Bill 70 would designate motor vehicles as smoke-free zones for children. Smoking is already banned in public facilities, parks and at bus stops. State Department of HealthTobacco, Prevention and Education program manager, Lila Johnson, testified in fav
Sep 13, 2017 Hawaii Public Radio
added Sep 14, 2017 14:00
The bill also includes a ban on E-cigarettes inside the car. According to Menor, the bill would put Honolulu at the forefront locally as well as nationally in the effort to reduce children's exposure to harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
Aug 10, 2017 WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
It was the bill’s first reading on Wednesday. The Coalition for Tobacco Free Hawaii says it’s important because of the popularity of vaping these days.
Aug 9, 2017 KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
Jul 26, 2017 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
Jul 27, 2017 KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
May 10, 2017 Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:38